Statistical Highlights

Current data reflects the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The All campus libraries columns feature the data reported on the Association of Research Libraries Statistics Survey and represents combined data for University Library, Bentley Library, Clements Library, Law Library, and Kresge Library Services.


  University Library All campus libraries
Volumes 14,543,814 16,025,996
Total current serials 309,242  
Items in Deep Blue (institutional repository)   131,115
Downloads from Deep Blue   10,574,301
E-book sections downloaded 2,052,764  
E-journal articles downloaded 13,819,266 14,382,796


  University Library All campus libraries
Reference transactions 42,595 53,529
Library presentations 1,276 1,470
Participants in group presentations 31,417 35,614
Total Circulation 513,923  
Interlibrary loans provided 57,688 59,189
Interlibrary loans received 30,565 31,856


  University Library All campus libraries
Professional staff (FTE) 171 228
Support staff (FTE) 275 320
Student assistants (FTE) 55 71


  University Library All campus libraries
Materials $23,183,220 $27,221,352
Salaries and wages $29,304,482 $36,176,054


  University Library All campus libraries
Visitors to the library 1,588,314 1,668,941

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